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 DAVID AUSTIN ROSES
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BY BRUCE ZIMMERMAN

I CAN NOT GET ENOUGH OF THESE GORGEOUS ROSES. SO HERE ARE  SOME MORE GREAT VARIETIES.

                 DAVID AUSTIN ROSES FOR 2007

CROWN PRINCESS MARGARETA: Tall, slightly arching shrub rose for the back of the border. Large apricot -orange roses. 5 ft X 4.5 ft. as a climber grows to 10 ft.Fragrance is strong and fruity. Repeat bloomer. She Was The Crown Princess of Sweden And An Avid Landscape Gardener
THE SHEPHERDESS: Medium size deep open cupped rich apricot pink roses that fade on the outer petals to pale apricot. Fruity fragrance with a hint of lemon. Upright bushy for the front of the border. 3 ft. x 2 ft. Very hardy. Excellent For Formal And The Front ofThe Border
LADY EMMA HAMILTON: Flower buds are red with splashes of orange opening to tangerine orange inside the petals and yellow orange on the outside. Strong fruity fragrance with hints of pear grape and citrus. Bronzy green leaves becoming dark green. Upright and bushy 4ft. x 3 ft. Very hardy. She Was Horatio Nelson's Lover - Celebrates 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Trafalgar
SISTER ELIZABETH: Low neat arching branches makes a symmetrical mound 2.5 ft x 2.5ft.Roses are rose pink with a lilac tinge and old rose fragrance. Maybe grown as a short hedge with perennials or in warmer climates in containers. Sister Elizabeth Is A Cistercian Nun From Holy Cross Abbey In Whitland, South Wales
HUNTINGTON ROSE: Deep pink flowers with an old rose fragrance. Tough hardy rounded shrub with slightly arching stems. Pruned lightly it becomes tall for the back of the border. Pruned hard it becomes 4 ft x 3 ft. In Europe This Rose Is Called Alan Titchmarsh

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THE SHROPSHIRE LAD: Rosettes of soft peachy pink. Fragrance is fruity tea rose scent. Size is 5ft. x 5ft. or climbing to 8ft. Name Is Taken From A.E.Houseman's Poem A Shropshire Lad
COTTAGE ROSE: Flowers continually throughout Summer and Fall with medium sized warm pink roses. Fragrance is old rose with a suggestion of almond and lilac. Size is 4ft. x 3ft. Repeat Bloomer Throughout The Summer And Fall
GOLDEN CELEBRATION: Nice rounded shape plant with rich golden yellow full-petalled cups. Fragrance is tea scented with a hint of sauterne wine and strawberry. Size 4.5 ft. x 4.5 ft. or climbing to 6 to 8 ft. One Of The Most Reliable And Easy To Grow English Roses
MARY ROSE: Mary Rose. Rose Pink roses. Old rose fragrance with a hint of honey and almonds. Good bushy plant 5 ft x 4 ft. Good Hardiness. Named After Henry VIII Flagship Recovered From The Sea after More Than 400 Years
SHARIFA ASMA: Blooms are  delicate blush pink paling tom almost white outer petal tips. Blooms are almost continuous and have a strong fruity fragrance with notes of white grapes and mulberry. Size 4 ft. x 3 ft. Very Hardy
ABRAHAM DARBY: Very large apricot - pink roses becoming tinted with pink as they age. Fragrance is fruity. Repeats blooms well. 5 ft x 5 ft or climber to 8 ft. Good winter hardiness. Named For One Of The Founding Fathers Of The Industrial Revolution
CROCUS ROSE: Free flowering large bush with arching branches. The flowers are rosette-cupped flowers in soft apricot paling to cream and finishing up reflexed. Their fragrance is that of Tea roses. 4 ft. X 3 ft.  Named For The Crocus Trust
GRAHAM THOMAS: Medium sized rich pure yellow roses. Fragrance is a fresh tea rose scent with a cool violet character. Upright bushy 5 ft. x 4 ft.  As a climber easily to 10-12 ft. Disease Resistant Foliage Named For One Of The Influential Rosarians And Garden Writers Of Our Time
REDOUTE: Sport of Mary Rose. It has all the great attributes Of Mary Rose but the flowers are a softer shade of pink. It repeat blooms quickly and forms an attractive shaped shrub. Size is 4 ft. x 4 ft. A Worthy Addition To Any Garden
THE MAYFLOWER: Medium sized light to medium pink roses with a strong old rose fragrance. Almost never without flowers. It is a small shrub and bushy to 4 ft. x 3 ft. It has been considered by Austin Roses as being completely disease resistant. Considered Completely Disease Resistant
CHARLOTTE: Flowers are a medium sized with soft yellow colourings. Roses are held upright on strong necks. The Plant is compact, bushy and slightly spreading .It repeat blooms. Fragrance is that of a Tea Rose.3ft. x 2.5 ft. Consisted A Superior Yellow And A Very Hardy Plant
GERTRUDE JEKYLL: Large rosette shaped flowers of a rich glowing pink. Roses have a strong quintessential rose fragrance. Upright and vigorous growth to 4.5 ft x 3.5 ft as a climber to 8 ft.  Very winter hardy. Named For The Famous Gardener of One Hundred Years Ago
L. D. BRAITHWAITE: Bright crimson roses freely produced and with remarkable continuity. Light scent at first but as the flower ages it 's fragrance changes to old rose fragrance. 4.5 ft x 4 ft Good winter hardiness. A Relative Of Mary Rose With Many Of It's Good Qualities
ROSEMOOR: Medium sized flowers of a lovely soft pink that pales with age eventually revealing a green eye. Strong fragrance of old rose with hints of apple cucumber and violet leaf. Flowers almost continually early Summer to late Autumn. Bushy plant 3.5 ft x 2.5 ft. Named After The Royal Horyiculturial Society's Bicentennial Devon Garden
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL: This is the white version of Mary Rose. Has all the good qualities of it's parent. Blooms at regular intervals. Excellent for beds borders or hedges. Size 4 ft. x 4 ft. 
On December 30, 2006 Sophie from Brooklyn Ontario Canadian Zone 5a or 5b called my radio show with her recommended varieties that she grows in her garden.
Molineux but takes two years to establish in her garden. Golden Celebration
Spirit of Freedom
Heritage Pat Austin
Mary Rose William Shakespeare 2000

FOR MORE ON DAVID AUSTIN ROSES

CANADIAN LICENSEES CARRYING DAVID AUSTIN ENGLISH ROSES

Pickering Nurseries Inc.
670 Kingston Rd. 
Pickering, ON, L1V 1A6, Canada
ph 905-839-2111
V. Kraus Nurseries Ltd.
P.O. Box 180
Carlisle, ON, L0R 1H0, Canada
ph 905-689-4022
Old Rose Nursery
Central Road, Hornby Island, BC, V0R 1Z0, Canada
ph 604-335-2603
Brentwood Bay Nurseries Ltd.
1395 Benvenuto Ave. RR1 Brentwood Bay, BC,V8M 1J5, Canada
ph 250-652-1507
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